How to Travel with Your Dog

How to Travel with Your Dog

For long trips and short trips, taking your dog on the road requires preparation, much like with a baby.  No matter where you are going and how you are traveling, brushes (link to page) snacks, food and water bowls, and toys should be easily accessible in your bags....
How to Untangle Your Dog’s Hair

How to Untangle Your Dog’s Hair

Have you ever been petting your dog and felt a bump in the hair?  It is not coming from or involving their skin – it just feels like a big clump of hair.  In dogs, this type of tangle is called a mat and can be problematic if not taken care of. Following are...
Keeping your dog’s coat shiny

Keeping your dog’s coat shiny

All pet owners want a dog with a shiny coat.  Your dog’s coat condition and care will largely depend on the type of breed.  Different breeds call for different nutrition and grooming schedules.  Most dogs look their best with a nice shiny coat, and many owners...
Your dog’s anxiety

Your dog’s anxiety

Just like humans, dogs experience significant stress, which can lead to anxiety.  We have all heard of the stereotypical examples of dogs reacting to being in the car (for fear of the vet), fireworks, and entering new spaces.  Fear of leaving you, large crowds, other...
Home Safety For Dogs

Home Safety For Dogs

Just like babies and young children, new puppies and even older dogs can get into dangerous situations at home. We often think that our most important task when it comes to home safety for dogs is to stop them from chewing on furniture, but there are other significant...